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MKG2420

Faculty of Business and Economics

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Monash University Handbook 2011 Undergraduate - Unit

6 points, SCA Band 3, 0.125 EFTSL

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LevelUndergraduate
FacultyFaculty of Business and Economics
OfferedGippsland First semester 2011 (Off-campus)
Coordinator(s)Ms Gabby Walters

Synopsis

The process of marketing research. Role of research in the marketing decision process. Developing key outputs -- brief, proposal, report. Planning and managing a research project. Qualitative and quantitative research techniques. Statistical analysis, marketing interpretation and reporting.

Objectives

The learning goals associated with this unit are to:

  1. define the purposes and scope of marketing research methods
  2. illustrate the processes and techniques on quantitative and qualitative research
  3. demonstrate skills on writing a research proposal and the conduct of a research study by applying appropriate research design
  4. develop competencies to analyse and interpret data by applying basic statistical tools
  5. critically assess the relevance of information for marketing decision making.

Assessment

Within semester assessment: 50%
Examination (3 hours): 50%

Contact hours

OCL students are expected to undertake 10 hours of guided study time per week, including asynchronous online discussion board activities

Co-requisites

MKW2402, MKG2402 or MKW2111

Prohibitions

ETC2500, MKC2500, MKF2121, MKW2420